Dr Limin Hee is Director of Research at Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), a nexus and knowledge centre for liveable and sustainable cities, where she focuses on research strategies, content development and international collaborations. She played similar leading research roles at the National University of Singapore School of Design and Environment, as well as at the Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities and the Asia Research Institute.
Recognized as a creative leader in her field, she leverages on her creativity, bringing it to the fields of research, writing and publications. Adept at communications and known for her insights in city solutions, technologies and design, she has been a sought-after keynote-speaker, moderator, facilitator, and panelist at international symposiums and events. As a thinker, implementer and influencer who is outcome-oriented and able to motivate and inspire people, she has a proven track record of excellent research as well as publications on both individual and organizational levels.
Dr Hee’s individual research focuses on urban liveability and sustainability and their agenda for architecture, urbanism and public space. She has been the recipient of several accolades and her work on cities has been widely published, including in international refereed journals and architectural reviews. Recent book publications include Constructing Singapore Public Space (Springer, 2017) and Future Asian Space (NUS Press, 2012).
She obtained her Doctor of Design from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where she has been invited to speak as a notable alumnus. She obtained her Master of Arts (Architecture) as well as her professional degree in Architecture, for which she received top honours, from the National University of Singapore.